: I am looking for the names of any/all Orphanages located
: in or near Athlone. My wifes father was in one from about
: 1910 onwards till about 1924, when he was sent out into
: the world. He was taught the trade of Shoe Repair, and was
: a craftsman at it.
You need to be looking for the Poor Law Union.
: Any info will be appreciated.....